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Martin John JOHNSON

Male 1880 - 1959  (79 years)


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  • Name Martin John JOHNSON 
    Born 14 Nov 1880  Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Nov 1959  Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 24 Nov 1959  Pacific Lutheran Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Parents were Frederick and Amelia Johnson. Per Evelyn Johnson, Martin inherited the farm in Dell Rapids from his father.

      South Dakota Births, 1856-1903:
      Martin John Johnson
      Birth Date: 14 Nov 1880
      Gender: Male
      County: Minnehaha
      Father´s name: Frederick N. Johnson
      Mother´s name: Amelia Olsen

      South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949
      Name: Martin Johnson
      Age: 27
      Gender: Male
      Spouse: Helga Anderson
      Age: 20
      Marriage Date: 23 Jan 1908
      Marriage County: Minnehaha
      County of Residence: Minnehaha
      Post Office: Dell Rapids

      Age at death--79 years, 0 months, and 6 days.

      1910 Census: SD: Minnehaha County: Logan Twp: p. 124B:
      Johnson, Martin, head, 29, first marriage, married for 2 years, born in SD, father and mother born in Norway, farmer, general farm;
      Helga, wife, 22, first marriage, married for 2 years, has had 2 children, both living, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway;
      Guhild, daughter, 1 9/12, born in SD, father born in SD, mother born in Norway;
      Kelfred, son [sic] 5/12, born in SD, father born in SD, mother born in Norway;
      Anderson, Karen, grandmother, 48, first marriage, married for 22 years, has had 5 children all living, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, servant, private family;
      Inga, daughter, single, 16, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway;
      Ragnhild, daughter, single, 9, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway;
      Nelson, Ed., hired man, single, 19, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, farm laborer, general farm;
      Gunderson, Hans, hired man, single, 25, born in Norway, father and mother born in Norway, farm laborer, general farm.

      The 1920 census for Logan Township, Minnehaha County, indicates that Martin (age 39), Helga (age 31), Kelfred (age 10), and Eveline (age 8) lived with Arthur Vik. Martin was a U.S. citizen.

      Living with brother-in-law, Kalmer Vik at time of the 1930 Federal Census.

      Obituary, Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington) Sunday, November 22, 1959:
      Martin J. Johnson
      Martin J. Johnson, 79, of 8611 21st Av. N.W., died Friday at his home after an illness of two weeks.
      Funeral services will be held at 1 o'clock Tuesday in the Wiggen & Sons chapel. Burial will be in Pacific Lutheran.
      Mr. Johnson was born near Dell Rapids, S.D. He farmed there many years before he came here 15 years ago. He was a member of the Ballard First Lutheran Church and Dell Rapids Lodge, F. & A. M.
      Surviving are his wife, Helga; two daughters, Mrs. Hubert Carlson and Evelyn Johnson, both of Seattle; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild."

      Death Notice, Seattle Daily Times (Seattle, Washington), Sunday, November 22, 1959:
      "Johnson--Martin J. Aged 79 years of 8611 21st Ave. N.W. Beloved husband of Helga, Father of Mrs. Hubert Carlson and Evelyn Johnson, Seattle. Grandfather of Evan, Todd & Cheryl Carlson. Greatgrandfather of Lori Lee. Member Ballard First Lutheran Church & Dell Rapids, South Dakota R. & A.M. Services Tuesday 1 p.m. at Wiggen & Sons Chapel, Interment Pacific Lutheran Cemetery."
    Person ID I151  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2016 

    Father Fredrik Nicolai JOHNSON,   b. Abt 1851, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1913  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Amelia OLSEN,   b. Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900 
    Family ID F471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helga Pauline Dorthea VIK,   b. 22 Apr 1888, Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1970, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1908  Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gunhild Margit JOHNSON
    +2. Kelfred Audne JOHNSON,   b. 22 Nov 1909, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 2003, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     3. Evelyn Margaret JOHNSON,   b. 14 Aug 1911, Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2000, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Photos
    Johnson, Martin and Helga Vik Johnson.  Family.
    Johnson, Martin and Helga Vik Johnson. Family.
    L. to R.: Martin, Evelyn, Helga, Cheryl (held by Helga) Kelfred, Todd, Hubert. Photo found by Elin Volden Andersen in her mother’s (Esther Reinholdtsen Volden) possessions after her death in March 2018. Elin’s father and Esther’s husband was Aksel Volden (1922-1997), the only child of Hansine Olsen (1896-1970), who was Elin’s grandmother and Harold D. Nelson’s sister.
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Nov 1880 - Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jan 1908 - Dell Rapids, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Nov 1959 - Seattle, King, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Nov 1959 - Pacific Lutheran Cemetery, Seattle, King, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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